Tale #5 – We’re All In This Together

We use the word “community” a lot around here. In this episode, I spend some time looking at the various Bible passages that inform the concept of community and its important place in the daily application of the Christian faith. We can’t do this alone – and the “It’s just … Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 4 (Richer NPCs)

NPCs to Remember Ever came across an NPC in your RPG of choice that really stuck with you? Chances are they had a bit of back story to them…maybe a unique twang in their speech…or perhaps a story that drove them to peculiarities. Uncle Jeff delves into one of his … Continue reading

InnRoads Plays: Of Mines and Biscuits

Of Mines and Biscuits What started as a one-off game of catharsis for the tumultuous ending to 2016 has turned into a long-form campaign based on the Lost Mine of Phandelver. A Half-orc Cook, a Halfling Thief with a penchant for daggers, a Human Archer of accomplished skills, a Cleric … Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 3 (New GMs)

Running the Tables In this episode, Uncle Jeff and Brian talk down time as a last minute cancellation of their weekly Star Wars game leaves our new GM with time to reflect on prep and the randomness of the universe…and his players. We talk on-the-fly prep and when random table … Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 2 (New GMs)

Tangential Fun Uncle Jeff and guest host Brian delve into the seedier side of marxist Jawas and how an encounter with a tribe of Cannok worshipers isn’t a monkey wrench in the works, it’s a Tangent! It’s all about game prep for those players who specialize in the unexpected and … Continue reading

One-Shot: Dungeon World

Dungeon World Outside the walls of Southold, the long roads can be cold and treacherous. Especially the ones that lead to secret places. The Priory of St. Antoinette’s has been out of communication for more than a year. Even for the hidden homes of the Benetnasch faithful that is far … Continue reading

Taking a One-Shot

An Experiment in Turning Strangers into Friends It’s been a month since the last session of our Summer One-Shots event.  Plenty of time to review the recordings and create the VODs and – more importantly – reflect.  I’d had the idea early in February of 2016, a possibility of drawing … Continue reading

We Want You – why ‘non-gamers’ are crucial for gaming ministry

We’ve had a number of churches inquire about having us out to run a game day. Among the first questions I ask them are “What are your plans for follow up?” and “How are you going to get your congregations involved?” There’s no lack of one-time experiences designed to get people in … Continue reading

IRP Victoriana: Session 4 – Child’s Play

These tears are not for the children… August, 1856 And they’re back! The clues found within the Doyle household point to new theories.. And the tears of the nanny shine new light upon the missing children. ———————- These episodes encompass our fourth session and a long holiday hiatus…and some editing … Continue reading